MARC KIELBURGER

THIS SPEAKER'S SET FEE PLACES HIM/HER WITHIN THE RANGE OF:

$7,501 to $15,000
 
TRAVELS FROM: Canada

VIDEOS:
Videos pending.

SPEECH TITLES AND/OR TOPICS   Click Here for Detailed Description

  • The World Needs Your Kid: How to Raise Kids Who Care and Contribute
  • Me to We: How One Person Can Make a World of Difference
  • Philanthropy: Innovative Strategies for Sustainable Social Change
  • Me to We: Inspiring Employees to find Meaning in a Material World
  • Social Entrepreneurship: What For-Profit Companies can learn from High Performing Non-Profit Organizations

Categories

Change | Corporate Social Responsibility | Education | Globalization | Leadership | Media | Motivation

Biography

Marc Kielburger is the co-founder of Free The Children, a unique international development and youth empowerment organization. Since 1995, Free The Children has become the world's leading youth-driven charity, inspiring an entire generation to stand up and have their voices heard.

With the involvement of 3,500 Youth in Action chapters and schools, Free The Children has built more than 650 schools throughout Asia, Africa, and Latin America, providing daily education to more than 55,000 children in 16 countries. Through its Adopt a Village development model, it has established more than 30,000 alternative income projects to assist women and their families in achieving sustainable incomes.

One of Free The Children's most notable projects has been a joint initiative with Oprah Winfrey's Angel Network called O Ambassadors. The project was designed to educate, engage, and inspire more than one million young people across North America to take action to help their underprivileged peers overseas.

Mr. Kielburger is also the co-founder of Me to We. This social enterprise encourages ethical living and social responsibility, while also aiming to bring Free The Children's already low administrate rate to 0%, ensuring every penny goes to charitable programs. Me to We includes carbon-neutral international volunteer travel programs, leadership camps, a publishing house, a music label, and the largest organic made-in-Canada clothing line.

Marc Kielburger graduated magna cum laude from Harvard University, completing a degree International Relations. He won a coveted Rhodes Scholarship and went on to complete a law degree at Oxford University with an emphasis on human rights law. He has also received four honorary doctorates for his work in the field of education and human rights.

Mr. Kielburger is the co-author of three national bestsellers. His latest book, The World Needs Your Kid: Raising Children Who Care and Contribute will be released across North America in the fall of 2010 and features a foreword by His Holiness the Dalai Lama.

Together with his brother Craig, Marc Kielburger is a syndicated columnist carried by the Toronto Star, Vancouver Sun, Huffington Post, and Canada's most widely read women's magazine, Canadian Living.

Marc Kielburger is the recipient of many honors, including the Order of Canada and selection by the World Economic Forum as one of 250 Young Global Leaders. His work has been featured on The Oprah Winfrey Show, The Colbert Report, CNN, and BBC as well as many other news and print media.

BOOKS    Search For A Book

  • The World Needs Your Kid: Raising Children Who Care and Contribute (2010)

Live chat by BoldChat
My Favorite Speakers
 

Similar Speaker

Margaret Wheatley
Margaret Wheatley is president of The Berkana Institute, and an internationally acclaimed speaker and writer. She has been an organizational consultant and researcher since 1973 and a dedicated global citizen since her youth. Her first work was as a public
More>>

Lisa Ford
Lisa Ford is a speaker with over 20 years of experience presenting to businesses, associations and government. She speaks throughout the United States and internationally on topics of customer service, leadership, team issues and change. She is best
More>>

Mike Schlappi
Lying on a bed paralyzed, with a bullet hole in his chest, Mike Schlappi promised that if he survived, he would share his unique story all over the world and help as many people as he could. This is
More>>

John Rogers
John “Jay” Rogers is President, CEO, and Co-Founder of Local Motors, a next-generation car company that is changing the way cars are designed, built, and owned. Founded less than 4 years ago, Local Motors is home to over 60,000
More>>


TRANSLATE:

The luxury christian louboutin schuhe can make you perfect in your life. I just like Christian Louboutin Schuhe.

Cartier's achievements in Swiss Fake Rolex Watchmaking are the fruit of a constantly innovative approach at the service of highly distinctive aesthetics. You should know men always like watches. They will cost much for fake watches. Sometimes men also like réplique montres in fact. And sometimes you may need replica watches when you went out. The luxury replica watches can make you perfect in your life. I just like Replica Watches for some reasons! Their freedom and importance have enabled the representation of time with replica watches market. The pieces that adhere to the replica watches uk highest standards.You may like designer replica watches online. They are high quality replica watches to men. Its past as an inventor has given rise to a style that favours volume and shapes. All kinds of Replica Watches UK store for sale.